News

George W. Bush Presidential Library Opening

SMU celebrates the fifth anniversary of its world-changing partnership with the George W. Bush Presidential Center, launched April 25, 2013.

George W. Bush and SMU alumna Laura Bush were joined at the dedication by then-President Barack Obama and former presidents Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.

George W. Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative to Launch June 1

The partnership aims to advance policies that promote domestic economic growth and strengthen our competitiveness in the global economy.

Construction of new SMU Indoor Performance Center celebrated at Mustangs' annual spring game

SMU celebrated the building of its new SMU Indoor Performance Center Saturday, April 14, during the annual Mustang spring football game.

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson to deliver address at SMU’s 103rd Commencement May 19

The pioneering business and technology leader will speak to new graduates during the all-University ceremony, where SMU expects to award more than 2,500 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees.

Beyond diversity: The SMU Campus Cultural Intelligence Initiative

In an effort to transcend traditional diversity training, SMU is working to strengthen the cultural intelligence of students, faculty, and staff. CIQ@SMU is now underway, and its first component, “Hidden Scripts: The Language of Implicit Bias,” is currently in its pilot phase.

Meadows students sweep local American Advertising Awards

Competitors from SMU’s Temerlin Advertising Institute won a record 16 ADDYs in the student category, including Best of Show and Judge’s Choice, plus two gold, six silver and six bronze awards.

Minecraft players helping researchers find better cancer drugs

SMU Guildhall and biology researchers have formed a team at SMU that is hoping to take advantage of Minecraft's large user base in the search for better cancer-fighting drugs.

SMU summer camps provide skills, experience – and fun!

SMU is scheduling summer 2018 camps for kids and teens at the main campus in Dallas and SMU-in Plano. Start dates range from early June through early August.

Campus Events

Physics students with Professors Jodi Cooley and Bob Kehoe at SMU Honors Convocation

Honors Convocation and Hilltop Excellence Awards

SMU recognizes exemplary achievement in academics and community life on Monday, April 16.

April 19-22: Founders' Day Weekend

Campus Exhibits

Eduardo Chillida in his studio, 1963

Eduardo Chillida: Poet of space and form

Meadows Museum presents 66 works of sculpture, drawing, collage, graphic art, and other media representing the mature phase of a major sculptor of the postwar international avant-garde. Memory, Mind, Matter: The Sculpture of Eduardo Chillida runs through June 3.

  The Thomas J. Harrison Bible Collection — Through May 4, 2018